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Friday Boxing announcer  Michael Buffer  will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate Saturday’s Gennady Golovkin - Daniel Geale championship bout at MSG. Late WGN Cubs and White Sox TV and radio announcer Jack Brickhouse will be honored during the afternoon Cardin...

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04/27/95
RESULTS OF MANITOBA ELECTIONS ARE IN -- ARE JETS STAYING?

As the May 1 deadline by Jets Owner Barry Shankerow to sell to a local owner approaches, officials in Winnipeg are scrambling to work a deal to keep the team in Manitoba. Meanwhile, rumors are swirlin

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

04/27/95
HALOS COULD FLOAT TO ANOTHER CITY IF ANAHEIM BALKS

Negotiations between the Angels and City of Anaheim for a new stadium "have been put on the back-burner," according to this morning''s L.A. TIMES. Angels President Richard Brown said he continues to r

Tags: LA Angels, Anaheim Sports, Franchises, Walt Disney

04/27/95
WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES AS PIRATES WILL SELL TO RIGAS

Pirates ownership made a "startling about face" yesterday and will try to sell the Pirates to Adelphia Communications Chair John Rigas by early May. Reports as late as yesterday had team ownership con

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Pirates

04/26/95
MAGIC REALLY DON'T GIVE IT TO THEIR TAMPA BAY FANS

Magic fans in the Tampa Bay area were unable to buy tickets for the team''s opening playoff series. Magic Ticket Manager Ashleigh Bizelle ordered Ticketmaster to sell only to outlets in and around Orl

Tags: Franchises, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Ticketmaster

04/26/95
MONDAY IS D-DAY FOR THE JETS AND WINNIPEG

The Manitoba Entertainment Complex has five days to secure the ownership of the Jets and get approval to build a new arena. "However, construction of the arena and the creation of an energetic, refres

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets

04/26/95
PIRATES MIGHT WAIT FOR A BETTER OFFER; RIGAS' BID UNLIKELY

The owners of the Pirates are "laying plans for possibly keeping the team for another season" instead of accepting a $85.15M offer from cable-magnate John Rigas, according to this morning''s PITTSBURG

Tags: Franchises, Pittsburgh Pirates

04/26/95
ARE YANKS INTENTIONALLY KEEPING TIX SALES LOW IN BRONX?

The Yankees intentionally are making it difficult for fans to order tickets, according to Phil Mushnick in this morning''s N.Y. POST. Mushnick chronicles the troubles of several fans who try to obtain

Tags: Baltimore Orioles, Franchises, New York Yankees, YankeeNets

04/26/95
MICHIGAN GETS THIRD IHL FRANCHISE

The IHL Board of Governors granted an expansion franchise to West Michigan Hockey, Inc. for the ''96-97 season. The team will play in a $62M, 12,000-seat arena currently under construction in downtown

Tags: AEG, Colorado Rapids, Dallas Stars, Franchises, NBA, NHL, Orlando Magic, RDV Sports, Southwest Sports Group

04/26/95
SEASON PRODUCES BIG WINS FOR MAVERICKS ON AND OFF COURT

The Mavericks, who won just 24 games in the past two seasons, rebounded this year with a late-season playoff run, but as Richard Alm reports in the DALLAS MORNING NEWS, "the team bounced back where it

Tags: Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Franchises, Southwest Sports Group

04/25/95
CELTICS ANNOUNCE TICKET PRICES FOR FLEETCENTER

The Celtics announced their ticket pricing schedule for the ''95-96 season yesterday. Balcony seats will remain the same as this season with the addition of more than 500 seats per game specially pric

Tags: Boston Celtics, Franchises

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